Our Redeemer Lives – And So Shall We: A Sermon on the Suicide of a Friend

Friday, 28 Feb 2014

And for all of us here who are afraid of death, or of life, the good news is that this Man is still at God's right hand, this Advocate who pleads our case.
Editor’s Note: A few years ago, Michael Horton was asked to deliver the funeral message for Don, a long-time Christian friend who—having encountered a number of family, career, and health difficulties that led to a deep depression—committed suicide. Being concerned to avoid speculation about questions that cannot be answered, while affirming Scripture’s answers to our hardest questions, Dr. Horton turned to the book of Job. The willingness to leave some questions unanswered provides assurance to thoughtful Christians that their reticence to accept simplistic or sentimental answers about tragedy is acceptable to God—not ...

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